Events Calendar

August 21, 2018 – 10am PDT/1pm EDT

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Lisa Larter: Supersize Your Business with Social Media

Should you or shouldn’t you—tweet, use Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn? Should you have your own YouTube channel? What should you be posting on social media? And does any of this really work anyway?

Join social media expert Lisa Larter, CEO and Founder of The Lisa Larter Group, to learn the answers to these questions and more. Lisa will tell us the foundation we need to build for social media success, how to leverage your IP as an asset, the best way to market on social media, and how to generate ongoing engagement.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn social media best practices from the consultant’s consultant.

About the Speaker

Lisa Larter is a high school dropout turned global social media marketing expert, who worked her way up the corporate ladder until her entrepreneurial spirit took over in 2006. Lisa’s expertise is helping business owners with social media marketing strategies for growth and lead generation. She is the author of the Amazon best-selling book, Pilot to Profit, has built and sold two businesses, and has hosted events for 350+ attendees for three years in a row—resulting in ongoing year-over-year growth in sales since starting her coaching and consulting business in 2008.

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Non-members, Click here to register.


September 17, 2018 – 6:30pm EDT

SAC Regional Meeting in North Carolina

Join us for another SAC Regional Meeting in North Carolina, this time a dinner gathering on September 17th at 6:30pm at the Umstead Hotel in Cary, NC. This meeting brings together consultants, entrepreneurs, and coaches to share best business practices and build collegiality. The Umstead is located just 10 minutes from the Raleigh-Durham International airport. A 5 star property, the it’s the perfect setting for both learning and luxury.

Bring your questions, ideas, and best practices. There is no registration cost to attend.

Please RSVP to sarah@sarah-levitt.com no later than September 3.

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September 18, 2018 – 10am PDT/1pm EDT

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Patricia Fripp: Under The Magnifying Glass: Secrets of Good to Great Presentations

Every consultant, novice or seasoned, will find this session an entertaining, thought-provoking, and content-rich presentation. You will learn specific techniques that will guarantee that both your important conversations and presentations get the results you need. You will gain a deeper understanding of thoughtful word choices, specificity, emotional connection, and the clarity of your message.

Through this interactive ZOOM presentation you will understand how to:

  • Communicate more effectively in person and in virtual meetings
  • Understand the number one secret of a great presentation
  • Open with impact and close on a high
  • Help your audience see your stories easily
  • Add useful drama to your presentation to spotlight your key points
  • Harness the power of specificity

About the Speaker:

Companies that want to gain a competitive edge by mastering conversations and presentations engage Patricia Fripp. She is a Hall of Fame keynote speaker, executive speech coach, sales presentation skills and on-line training expert.

For 13 years, Alan Weiss and Patricia Fripp were known as The Odd Couple as they delivered seminars claiming they were “…conflicting, contentious and controversial. Hear they agree and disagree on what matters most to you!”

Fripp was also NSA’s first woman president. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance wrote the sixth best way to invest in your success is to learn presentation skills from Patricia Fripp.

Patricia can virtually train everyone in the world with her interactive online learning. To become a great speaker easily, conveniently and quickly FrippVT.com can help.

To learn more about Patricia check out www.fripp.com

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Non-members, Click here to register.

October 3-4, 2018

Annual Meeting: Above & Beyond: Taking Your Consulting Practice to the Next Level
Location: New York City

Each fall, SAC holds a two-day annual meeting in New York City, featuring half-day presentations by SAC founder, consulting guru Alan Weiss. Afternoon sessions include presentations or workshops by SAC members on topics relating to building a consulting business.

The annual meeting is free of charge* to all SAC members in good standing. Non-members are welcome to attend for a fee. Similar events with Alan Weiss normally cost from $1000-$3000 or more, making the annual meeting a great value for the SAC community.

The fees to attend:

  • Regular SAC members are free
  • International SAC members can attend for $145
  • Members of SAC Partners can attend for $250
  • Non-members can attend for $350

Registration consists of two steps:

  1. Confirm you are planning to attend by registering here.
  2. Reserve a hotel room at the Royalton. We have a limited number of rooms available at a reduced rate, and we ask that you plan to stay at this hotel if you will be requiring overnight accommodations, if at all possible. The Royalton Park Avenue Hotel is at 420 Park Avenue South in Manhattan.

* Travel and hotel accommodations are at the attendee’s expense.

October 31, 2018 – 10am PDT/1pm EDT

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod: Money, Meaning, and the Millennials

It’s impossible to work in today’s environment and not encounter the generation of professionals known as Millennials (those born between 1982 and 2004). Depending who you talk to, they are either extremely engaged or not engaged at all, great employees or very difficult to work with, very demanding or great team members.

Confused? This webinar is for you.

Mother-daughter team Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod will discuss how to harness the power of purpose to engage Millennial stakeholders. You’ll learn how to frame techniques to create urgency in a Millennial buyer and how to position yourself as cutting edge, even if you’re over 50.

About the Speakers

It’s impossible to work in today’s environment and not encounter the generation of professionals known as Millennials (those born between 1982 and 2004). Depending who you talk to, they are either extremely engaged or not engaged at all, great employees or very difficult to work with, very demanding or great team members.

Confused? This webinar is for you.

Mother-daughter team Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod will discuss how to harness the power of purpose to engage Millennial stakeholders. You’ll learn how to frame techniques to create urgency in a Millennial buyer and how to position yourself as cutting edge, even if you’re over 50.

November 14, 2018 – 11:00am PT

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Omar Khan: Creating Value Globally

How can you create a real impact across cultures? Can you innovate faster than others imitate? Learn how to make distance and distinction work powerfully for you, while avoiding the trap of labor intensity through creative leverage.

Omar Khan, Founder and Senior Partner of boutique global consulting firm Sensei International, has lived in Egypt, Germany, US, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Japan, UK, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Dubai. Omar is a wide- ranging author, consultant, peripatetic bon vivant and global coach who has been rated one of the Top 25 Consultants in the world by Consulting Magazine.

Registration link coming soon.

December 4, 2018

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Colleen Francis

More info coming soon.

Registration link coming soon.

January 2, 2019 – 10:00am PT

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Dan Janal: Reporters Are Looking for You! Using PR to Build Your Practice

How do you pitch ideas about your consulting practice to reporters who are crazy busy and seem to have ADD? How do you press releases to improve your Google ranking? How can you get publicity for your book? Dan Janal answers these questions and tells you how to piggyback onto trending stories in this information-packed webinar.

About the Speaker

Dan Janal, one of the founding fathers of Internet marketing and the author of more than a dozen books, helps businesses build their brands with publicity and books.

Dan Janal is considered one of the founding fathers of Internet marketing because he wrote one of the first books on the field in 1993. The Los Angeles Times called Dan “an Internet marketing expert.”

Registration link coming soon.

February 5, 2019

SAC Best Practices Webinar Series
Alan Weiss

Topic TBA

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March 27, 2019

Regional Event with Alan Weiss
Location: San Francisco Bay Area

Topic TBA

Registration link coming soon.